Greeting Card Universe Promotes Ritz Camera & Image for Last Minute Holiday Card Shoppers

San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — Greeting Card Universe, the world’s largest paper greeting card store, announces that many of its popular holiday photo card designs can now be found on kiosks located in all Ritz Camera & Image store locations as well as on This is ideal for the last minute holiday photo card shopper since cards can be selected, customized and printed from any of their nearly 2,000 kiosks or conveniently ordered online from and picked up at any of Ritz Camera & Image 300 stores nationwide within a matter of hours.

Greeting Card Universe has partnered with Ritz Camera & Image to provide do it yourself photo card designs for a variety of occasions. Of most importance today are several hundred holiday photo cards including Season’s Greetings, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s. This gives Greeting Card Universe customers and others the ability to order their favorite photo card designs at the last minute and get them in time for the holidays by picking them up locally, adding the ultimate in shopping convenience to Greeting Card Universe’s already top notch card buying experience.

Nasser Gaemi, CEO and founder of Greeting Card Universe states that, “We have been providing card designs to Ritz for a few months now. Not only does this provide Ritz with a deeper product offering, it also provides convenience to our last-minute shoppers who can get their finished greeting cards through Ritz kiosks or within an hour of ordering them.” Gaemi continues, “Our standard print and ship or mail the next business day is already a premium service but when time doesn’t even allow for 24 hours this is even better.”

In addition to the Winter Holidays, Greeting Card Universe provides Ritz Camera & Image approximately 1,000 of its unique photo card designs for several other important card giving occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, baby announcements, St. Patrick’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Graduations. Greeting Card Universe, known for its incredible greeting card selection, stays true to its word that you can find “any card imaginable”. Shoppers have over 500,000 original card designs to choose from or can work directly with one of its 4,500 artists worldwide to create a special, one of a kind card, the ultimate in personalization.

Peter Tahmin, Vice President of Ritz & Wolfe Camera & Image says, “We are very excited to be working with Greeting Card Universe. This gives our customers access to their vast inventory of thousands of photo card designs and their worldwide artist community of over 4,500 artists that can create new cards very quickly. They have really augmented our own supply of cards which has been very helpful in supporting our marketing efforts for all occasions, not just the holidays.”

Ritz Camera & Image retail locations include not only Ritz Camera stores but Wolf, Kits, Inkley’s, and Camera Shop retail stores with 300 locations conveniently located.

About Greeting Card Universe Greeting Card Universe ( is a division of BigDates Solutions, a private company that provides consumers with unique, personalized services for any holiday or occasion. Greeting Card Universe is the world’s largest paper greeting card store, offering an unlimited selection of customizable greeting cards, invitations, and note cards. BigDates Solutions is the leading provider of Online Reminder Service Solutions, powering gift-reminder services, including and The company is also in partnership with American Greetings for Birthday Calendar, a Facebook application with over 44 million installs.

About Ritz & Wolf Camera & Image Ritz Camera & Image is America’s premier retail destination for cameras and imaging. With a legacy of nearly 100 years, Ritz Camera & Image is a leader in the exciting and evolving world of image technology. Always a leader in price and quality, Ritz & Wolf is ranked by Consumer Reports as a top five electronics store, and is the highest ranking destination for camera and imaging products based on service, product quality and buying ease. Ritz Camera & Image headquartered in Washington, D.C. and operates more than 300 stores in 36 states from coast to coast. is the company’s online site for all imaging needs, and offers a range of products in one hour that is unrivaled anywhere in the world. Ritz Camera & Image has dedicated its legacy to empowering consumers to share, display and save all of life’s treasured memories.


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